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No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum

Claire Snell-Rood

Abstract

From family to community and politics, relationships establish the social conditions in which health is forged. The inequalities that structure these relationships have left the health of women living in urban poverty chronically vulnerable. Yet for women living in slums, there is no option but to depend on someone. Based on fourteen months of intensive fieldwork in a Delhi slum, this book explores how women respond to the social inequalities that threaten their health by fostering inner well-being. Exploring the centrality of the moral self, this book considers how cultural strategies of resi ... More

Keywords: relationships, social inequality, urban poverty, moral, religion, self, India, well-being, resilience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780520284807
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520284807.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claire Snell-Rood, author
University of Kentucky